Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LOO-si-fər(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12). In later literature, such as the Divine Comedy (1321) by Dante and Paradise Lost (1667) by John Milton, Lucifer became associated with Satan himself.

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Depiction of Lucifer by William Blake (1827)Depiction of Lucifer by William Blake (1827)


Entry updated January 21, 2022